South Korea - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, South Korea Prevalence of Overweight jumped by 1.1points year on year. With 31.2 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was number 146 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. South Korea is overtaken by Guinea-Bissau, which was ranked number 145 at 31.4 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Benin at 30.8 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru ranked the highest with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, a growth of 0.2points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Laos witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.7points per year, while Nauru recorded the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 31.20
2018 30.90
2017 30.60
2016 30.30
2015 29.90
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How does South Korea rank in Prevalence of Overweight?

# 188 Countries Percent of Adult Population Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.20 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
145 #145
Guinea-Bissau
31.40 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
146 #146
South Korea
31.20 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
147 #147
Benin
30.80 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.6 % View data
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